Prince Global Sports, which owns the Prince, Ektelon and Viking brands, has hired Miguel Rosa as business development manager for the Prince brand in Latin America. Rosa, a native of Brazil, spent the last seven years at IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, FL.
excited to start a new challenge with Prince Global Sports and look
forward to spending a lot of time in the market with our customers and
partners across Latin America," said Rosa. "I have always admired the
long-term authenticity that Prince brings to the tennis business and I
am honored to have been given the opportunity to deliver success and
market leadership in Latin America."
In 2013, Prince will be
redoubling its focus on the Latin America market – a core tennis
environment which has produced several top 10 players over recent years.
Within his new role, Rosa will be tasked to identify the optimum
business model for Prince across the Latin America region where he will
work closely with Prince partners as well as with local tennis and squash federations within each individual market.
Rosa joins the
current Prince Latin America team of Cynthia Mujica (Business Services),
Maxi Salvi (Player Development Manager), Daniel Arahao and John
Jaramillo (Promotional Representatives) and will report to Mike
Ballardie, Executive Vice President Brands. " Latin America represents a
significant growth opportunity for Prince across both its Tennis and
Squash sub-brands," remarked Ballardie. "In Miguel we have appointed a
talented business leader whom through his knowledge and understanding of
both the Latin American culture and racquet sports environment, will
work with our business partners in the region to deliver sales and
market share growth that will define our success."
About Prince Global Sports, LLC
portfolio of brands within Prince Global Sports includes Prince,
Ektelon and Viking. Prince Global Sports is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Active Brands Company with offices in New Jersey, London, France,
Holland and Taiwan.